Bespoke Procurement and Supply Chain Training & Development

Bespoke Training & Development


This training and development package will provide candidates with a comprehensive understanding and awareness of effective sourcing and supplier management, maximising the utilisation of appropriate tools and techniques.

We have a standard Commercial Awareness training and development package, however we would have a preference to meet with you to discuss your particular needs and tailor the provision accordingly, which will provide both your organisation and your people with a deeper reward.

As a flavour, our standard Commercial Awareness package would include the following elements:

  • Effective Stakeholder Management
  • Market Analysis Tools
  • Supplier Sourcing, Appraisal & Selection Techniques
  • Contract Terms & Conditions and Negotiation
  • Supplier Performance Management
  • Supplier Relationship Management for Competitive Advantage

Our courses are generally of a 1-2 day duration but can be amended to meet your bespoke requirements.

We offer a range of negotiation courses from negotiation for the beginner, for candidates with limited negotiation experience, through to negotiation for the advances practitioner.

We can provide a number of standard negotiation training and development packages, however we would have a preference to meet with you to discuss your particular needs and tailor the provision accordingly, which will provide both your organisation and your people with a deeper reward.

As a flavour, our standard intermediate level negotiation package would include the following elements:

  • Negotiation Profiling
  • Conditioning
  • Persuasion Methods
  • Phases of Negotiation
  • Negotiation Styles
  • Practical Negotiation Role Plays

Our courses are generally of a1-2 day duration but can be amended to meet your bespoke requirements.

Going forward a critical element in the success of all organisations will be their strategy for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and embedding it into its culture. Procurement and its interaction with the supply chain play a vital role in this success.

This short 1-2 day course will give procurement practitioners an understanding of the requirements that they need to encompass in their current procurement processes.

A standard package will include some of the following elements:

  • Drivers for Sustainable Procurement
  • Internal and External Influences on Sustainable Procurement
  • The Triple Bottom Line Effect
  • Developing Ethical, Environmental and Sustainability Procurement Strategies & Policies
  • Sustainable Sourcing and Supplier Selection

Please contact us to discuss how CSR affects your organisation, from which we can bespoke the training and development to meet your needs to help you gain a sustainable competitive advantage from your procurement team.

Geared at the non-financial manager, this training and development package will introduce or refresh the candidate’s knowledge on the fundamentals of financial management from a procurement perspective.

We can provide a standard financial management training and development package, however we would have a preference to meet with you to discuss your particular needs and tailor the provision accordingly, which will provide both your organisation and your people with a deeper reward.

As a flavour, our standard financial management package would include the following elements:

  • Financial statements * Sources and use of Funds
  • Profit & Loss accounts * Cash Flow Statements
  • Balance Sheets * Costing and Marginal Costing
  • Ratio Analysis * Profit and Cost Analysis

Our courses are generally of a 1-2 day duration but can be amended to meet your bespoke requirements.

Geared at the non-legal professional, this training and development package will introduce or refresh the candidate’s knowledge on the fundamentals of commercial and contract law from a procurement perspective.

We can provide a standard legal aspects training and development package, however we would have a preference to meet with you to discuss your particular needs and tailor the provision accordingly, which will provide both your organisation and your people with a deeper reward.

As a flavour, our standard Legal Aspects in Procurement package would include the following elements:

  • Requirements for a valid contract
  • Offer & Acceptance
  • Terms & Conditions of Purchase & Sales
  • Property & Title
  • Dealing Internationally
    • Jurisdiction
    • Incoterms
    • Payment Terms (L of C etc.)
    • Documentation
  • Impact on Negotiation, e.g. remedies for repudiation, alternative dispute resolution etc.

Our courses are generally of a 1-2 day duration but can be amended to meet your bespoke requirements.

In the constantly changing environments that modern organisations operate in, global procurement is common practice, but do you do it well? This training and development package has been devised to enable candidates to source and develop suppliers to provide optimum products and services, delivering competitive advantage from best total cost global solutions.

We can provide a number of standard Global Procurement training and development packages, however we would have a preference to meet with you to discuss your particular needs and tailor the provision accordingly, which will provide both your organisation and your people with a deeper reward.

As a flavour, our Global Procurement package would include the following elements:

  • Benefits of Global Procurement
  • International Contractual Terms, e.g. Incoterms, Payment Terms etc.
  • Global Market Analysis
  • Effective Global Sourcing and Supplier Appraisal
  • Cultural Variation
  • International Negotiation
  • Supplier Performance and Relationship Management

Our courses are generally of a1-2 day duration but can be amended to meet your bespoke requirements.